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Getting To The Solomon Islands Just Became Easier! spoke with Susan Bejeckian, the North America Tourism to the Solomon Islands rep at DEMA Show 2019 about the exciting news for divers looking to make the Solomon Islands a destination in 2020.

The Solomon Islands are a key part to the Coral Triangle and easily rival other Indo-Pacific dive travel destination, with fabulous coral reefs, diverse marine life, and historic World War II wrecks. Topside, travelers can enjoy many cultural experiences like villagers and children in dugout canoes visiting your boat for friendly commerce and interaction, and touring WWII battle sites like Guadalcanal.

Dive and tour the islands an board a liveaboard!
Dive and tour the islands an board a liveaboard!

Fiji Airways, which services most of Oceania, is introducing a non-stop flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Fiji starting in January 2020. The nine and 1/2 hour flight will land at Nadi International Airport (NAN), the capital of the Republic of Fiji. Short connecting flights can then be easily booked to locations like Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, as well as Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Tarawa (Republic of Kiribati), Tonga, and elsewhere in Oceania.

Flying on the ultra-modern Airbus A350 XWB, considered the world’s most comfortable twin-aisle aircraft, travelers can enjoy quick, convenient service to what is arguably the world’s most richly diverse diving destination.

Wall Diving
Wall Diving in the Solomons

So chase away those winter blues and embrace a dive vacation to the diving paradise of The Solomon Islands and the South Pacific! For more information, call your local travel agent or book directly at A round-trip ticket from LAX to Fiji is currently showing at only US$874.00 (~798 Euros).

John Griffith
John Griffith
John Griffith is an avid SCUBA and Freediver based in Southeast Florida, with over 34 years of experience in the recreational, military and commercial dive fields. Retired from military service, John completed Bachelor Degrees in both Business Administration and Journalism, a M.Ed and PhD in Education. John is a driven conservationist and social activist...with a great passion for sharks, cigars, rum and writing. John is an Associate Editor with


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